Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students - Revised Reprint


  • Susan Palau, MA, Learning Specialist, Private Practice, Westchester, NY
  • Marilyn Meltzer, MA, Hunter College, New York, NY

Dozens of step-by-step strategies help you improve your skills in areas such as reading comprehension, writing, math, and studying. With this book, you'll build your vocabulary, understand basic mathematics and solve word problems, take effective notes, manage study time, and raise your test scores. You'll also learn to organize your ideas so you can write more clearly and effectively for school and work-related reports.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4270-9

Table of Contents

UNIT I Reading Strategies

1. Identifying the Three Levels of Understanding

2. Recognizing Details

3. Developing Vocabulary

4. Monitoring and Improving Comprehension

5. Reading the Textbook

UNIT II Writing Strategies

6. Organizing Ideas

7. Writing the First Draft

8. Rewriting the Final Draft

UNIT III Mathematics Strategies

9. Learning Computation Skills

10. Understanding Algebra, Geometry, and the Metric System

11. Solving Word Problems

UNIT IV Study Strategies

12. Managing Time

13. Learning Active Listening Skills

14. Taking Notes

15. Improving Test Scores

UNIT V Reading Selections



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